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Texas is preparing to deploy National Guard troops and vehicles to the border with Mexico , the U.S. state's top military commander has said. Congress must change these Obama era, and other, laws NOW! Meanwhile, the Texas Military Department, which oversees the state's National Guard , said on its Twitter account Friday that it would hold a news conference later in the day about its plans to deploy Guard troops to the border .
  • Trump Hosts News Conference During Baltic Summit At White House

    Trump Hosts News Conference During Baltic Summit At White House

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    They also argue that attaching the provisions to a narrow DACA deal would be harshly punitive against immigrants without offering many protections in return to those who have been living peacefully, if illegally, in the U.S. Trump's statements were the culmination of a lengthy Twitter rant this week in which the president claimed Mexico needed to do more to stop the immigrants from trying to get into the United States .
  • Saudi Arabia should pay for U.S. troops to remain in Syria

    Saudi Arabia should pay for U.S. troops to remain in Syria

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    Trump and his national security team are having a contentious debate about the future us role in Syria, where an American-led coalition has been fighting IS since 2014. "The hard part, I think, is in front of us, and that is stabilizing these areas, consolidating our gains, getting people back into their homes", Reuters quoted Votel as saying.
  • South Africa declares 10 days of mourning for Madikizela-Mandela

    South Africa declares 10 days of mourning for Madikizela-Mandela

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    Defending Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's legacy has become a rallying call for South African politicians keen to tap into her radical, uncompromising image that now resonates with many young black voters. Her two daughters, Zenani and Zindzi, were both just a few years old. But by 1960, Mandela had gone underground. She challenged patriarchy not only in words but also in deeds, and she suffered for it but seemed never to worry too much about how she was perceived by her opponents.
  • Markets Jittery Over US-China Trade Fight

    Markets Jittery Over US-China Trade Fight

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    Jim Boyce, a Beijing-based wine consultant who writes the blog Grapewallofchina, said while there were concerns that the duties would make US wine less cost-competitive, the greater worry was over the image the trade war would generate for USA goods.
  • Won't Beg For Status, Will Fight - Chandrababu

    Won't Beg For Status, Will Fight - Chandrababu

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    DMK's Kanimozhi and AIADMK's V Maitreyan also met Naidu. Though the BJP leadership largely stayed away, a few party leaders who met him included Murli Manohar Joshi, Kirti Azad, Hema Malini and Jayant Sinha. "The CM's visit to Delhi is only to garner support for the benefit of the state", AP ministers Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy and state TDP president Kimidi Kala Venkata Rao told the media after a meeting of the TDP Legislature Party before Naidu left for Delhi.
  • Prince Charles lands in Australia for Commonwealth Games

    Prince Charles lands in Australia for Commonwealth Games

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    The waiting crowd yelled "welcome" as Charles and Camilla were greeted by Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, representing the prime minister. In an opinion piece in The Sunday Times of London, Mr Keating wrote: "I have no doubt he believes Australia should be free of the British monarchy and that it should make its own way in the world".
  • Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, 'Progressing Satisfactorily' After Hip Surgery

    Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, 'Progressing Satisfactorily' After Hip Surgery

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    The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone, central London, for the surgery. It is understood that the operation will require a general anaesthetic. He has carried out about 22,000 solo royal engagements since Elizabeth became Queen in 1952. Prince Philip is in "good spirits" after having a hip replacement.
  • Vladimir Putin demands thorough nerve agent attack probe

    Vladimir Putin demands thorough nerve agent attack probe

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    The pair were found slumped on a bench in an outdoor shopping complex after the attack with no visible injuries, according to police. Britain says the Soviet-made nerve agent Novichok was used in the attack last month. Many countries have expelled Russian diplomats from there countries and Russia has retaliated by expelling 60 US diplomats and closing the USA consulate in St.
  • Turkey grants construction license to Akkuyu NPP

    Turkey grants construction license to Akkuyu NPP

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    The construction of Turkey's first nuclear power plant was launched on Tuesday with a ceremony attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will join Erdogan and Putin for a three-way summit on Syria in Ankara on Wednesday. Turkey and Russian Federation have recently put aside their traditional rivalries and differences on regional issues to forge closer ties.
  • French rail workers begin months of strike in test for Macron

    French rail workers begin months of strike in test for Macron

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    TheLocal.fr reports that rail workers will stage stoppages on two days out of five until June 28th unless reform plans are dropped. At Gare du Nord, Paris's busiest station, platforms were so crowded that some commuters tumbled onto tracks; other stations were plunged into darkness, the lights and ticket machines switched off.
  • Israel cancels United Nations deal on African migrants

    Israel cancels United Nations deal on African migrants

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    He added: "We do not have a contract, any understanding, formal or informal, with Israel for them to dump their refugees here". The fate of migrants who entered Israel illegally by trekking across a desert border with Egypt, has posed a moral dilemma for a state founded as a haven for Jews from persecution and a national home.
  • French manufacturing growth slowest in a year in March,…

    French manufacturing growth slowest in a year in March,…

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    The latest reports show the nation's overall economic health was stronger in the final quarter of previous year than earlier indications. The IHS Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) inched up to 55.1 in March from a downwardly revised 55.0 in February, beating the 54.5 consensus in a preliminary Reuters poll of economists.
  • Severe weather will be possible this evening

    Severe weather will be possible this evening

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    The high winds from the south are coming in out ahead of a strong cold front that will move in this evening . Our severe weather threat should wind down by 11 p.m. Winds could gust to 50 miles per hour at times tonight and tomorrow. Note, this line will be weakening with time. The greatest risk for severe weather will be east of I-57 in IL.
  • Trump congratulates Egyptian president on election win

    Trump congratulates Egyptian president on election win

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    The White House said Trump and the Egyptian president spoke by phone after the Egyptian won 97 percent of the vote against a man who was, until recently, his campaign manager. Last month, Trump came under intense criticism from lawmakers after saying he congratulated Putin on his win at the polls. "These are momentous moments for this nation...which will be written in letters of light, under the title: battle for the love of Egypt", Ibrahim said as he announced the results.
  • Migrants in Israel to resettle in Canada, Germany, Italy: Netanyahu

    Migrants in Israel to resettle in Canada, Germany, Italy: Netanyahu

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    The same amount will be given residency in Israel , he said. The deportations were meant to begin on Sunday but it was blocked by Israel's Supreme. Implementing the signed agreement was expected to take five years. Opposition leaders and activists in Israel hailed the new deal on Monday. The arrangement had drawn opposition from within his governing coalition.